Definition of authorship in English:

authorship

noun

  • 1[mass noun] The state or fact of being the writer of a book, article, or document or the creator of a work of art:

    ‘the single authorship of the book gives it a uniformity of style and a proper balance between chapters’
    ‘a number of paintings have been attributed to him on stylistic grounds, though his authorship is not certain’
    1. 1.1 The occupation of writing:
      ‘he took to authorship’

Pronunciation

authorship

/ˈɔːθəʃɪp/